Medical Assisting Certificate Outcomes

Students who complete this certificate should be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively with persons through the use of verbal and non-verbal skills, written abilities, active listening, and information technologies within ambulatory care settings.
  2. Integrate the principles of mathematics and scientific knowledge with administrative and clinical medical assisting practice.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to meet patients' needs as a mature, adaptable person and member of the medical assisting profession.
  4. Think creatively and critically in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems, issues, truth claims, and ethical issues.
  5. Practice medical assisting within the standards and guidelines of medical assisting program accreditation and medical assistant certification standards.